Getting Data In

Ignoring a specific portion of the log file (header/footer)


I want splunk to start indexing my log file only after it encountered a specific string/regex.

Everything before that marker should be ignored as I have no use for it.

Is there any way to do that?


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Splunk Employee

For Splunk 6, see:

Specifically the example on ignoring useless long headers.

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